H.J.Res. 82 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing regulation of any expenditure in connection with an election.


Oct 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Theodore Deutch
Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district


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Last Updated: Oct 14, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress the power to regulate any expenditure by a corporation in connection with an election for federal office. Grants each of the several states the power ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 92 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority ...

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Last Action: Dec 6, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 82” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 14, 2011


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